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Prof. Emilie Yueh Yu YEH

PhD. University of Southern California
M.A. University of Maryland, College Park
B.A. National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Lam Wong Yiu Wah Chair Professor of Visual Studies and
Dean of the Faculty of Arts

Department of Digital Arts and Creative Industries Lingnan University

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Professor Yeh is a recognized specialist in Chinese and Asian cinema studies. Between 2005 and 2014, she was appointed as Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, Tsinghua University (Taiwan), Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University, and as Visiting Research Fellow at the Carsey-Wolf Center of the University of California, Santa Barbara. She was also the Director of Centre for Media and Communication Research and Associate Director of David Lam Institute for East-West Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University.


Professor Yeh holds editorial memberships at several international and regional journals. She served as a panel member in the 2014 RAE exercise. She served on the Jury of the Golden Horse Film Awards twice (Taiwan), the Asian Television Awards (Singapore), the Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards and the Hong Kong Fresh New Wave Film Competition. She was also a consultant for the Motion Picture Association of America. She won two outstanding scholarly performance awards from the School of Communication at Hong Kong Baptist University, and has been awarded research grants from Research Grants Council, Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation and funding agencies from Australia and the United States. She has published 9 books and over 60 academic articles, some of which have been translated into other languages, including Japanese, Spanish, Hungarian and Chinese.

  • Research Interests

    Early Film History, Media Industry, East Asian Cinema, Chinese Wenyi Pictures

  • Awards and Honors

    • 2021 Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme (HKD513,000). Research Grants Council, Hong Kong SAR.

    • 2018 Research Performance Award. Lingnan University.

    • Distinguished Alumni Award. National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan.

    • Academic Staff Fellowship. Hong Kong Baptist University.

    • Award for Outstanding Performance in Scholarly Work. School of Communication, HKBU.

    • Research Award: National Council of Science, Taiwan.

    • Dissertation Fellowship: Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange.

  • Representative Publications

    Books (all peer reviewed)

    • 2022 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, Darrell Davis, and Wenchi Lin, eds. Thirty-Two New Takes on Taiwan Cinema. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 564 pages.

    • 2018 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, ed. Early Film Culture in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Republican China: Kaleidoscopic Histories. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 354 pages.

    • 2016 葉月瑜、馮筱才、 劉輝編。《走出上海—早期電影的另類景觀》。北京:北京大學出版社。Emilie Yeh, Xiaocai Feng and Liu Hui eds. Beyond Shanghai: New Perspectives on Early Chinese Cinema. Beijing: Beijing University Press. 489 pages.

    • 2016 葉月瑜,戴樂為。《台灣電影百年漂流:楊德昌、侯孝賢、李安、蔡明亮》。台北:書林出版公司。 Chinese translation of Taiwan Film Directors: A Treasure Island (New York: Columbia University Press 2005). 388 pages.

    • 2015 Abe-Nornes Markus and Emilie Yeh. Staging Memories: Hou Hsiao-hsien’s City of Sadness. Ann Arbor: Michigan Publication. ISBN 978-1-60785-338-1 (paper) ISBN 978-1-60785-339-8 (e-book)

    • 2011 葉月瑜編。《華語電影工業:方法與歷史的新探索》。北京:北京大學出版社。450頁。Emilie Yeh, ed. Rethinking Chinese Film Industry: New Methods, New Histories. Beijing: Beijing University Press, 450 pages.

    • 2011 戴樂為,葉月瑜著,黃慧敏譯。《東亞電影驚奇:中港日韓》 。台北:書林出版公司,350頁。ISBN: 9789574453689. Chinese translation of East Asian Screen Industries (British Film Institute, 2008).

    • 2008 Darrell William Davis and Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. East Asian Screen Industries. London: British Film Institute. 202 pages.

    • 2005 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh and Darrell William Davis. Taiwan Film Directors: A Treasure Island. New York: Columbia University Press, 2005. 296 pages.

    • 2005 Sheldon Lu and Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, eds. Chinese-language Film: Historiography, Poetics, Politics. University of Hawai’i Press, 2005. 417 pages. Award: Choice’s Outstanding Academic Title Award, 2005.


    Database

    • Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, ed. A History of Film Exhibition and Reception in Colonial Hong Kong (1897 to 1925), Lingnan University. https://digital.library.ln.edu.hk/en/projects/flim/, 2021.

    • 葉月瑜、馮筱才、劉輝、傅葆石編,《早期華文報紙電影史料庫》。 Emilie Yeh, Feng Xiaocai, Liu Hui and Poshek Fu eds. Early Chinese Film Database. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Baptist University Library, 2015.


    Book Chapters

    • (Forthcoming) Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh and Darrell William Davis. “Curating Chinese Film Historiography.” Kelley Conway and Eric Hoyt eds. Global Movie Magazine Networks. Berkeley: University of California Press.

    • 2022 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, Darrell William Davis, and Wenchi Lin. “Curating Taiwan Cinema in the Twenty-first Century.” Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, Darrell William Davis, and Wenchi Lin, eds. Thirty-Two New Takes on Taiwan Cinema. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, pp. 1-21.

    • 2022 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Dangerous Youth (1969): Bricolage in Taiwanese-Language Films.” Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, Darrell William Davis, and Wenchi Lin, eds. Thirty-Two New Takes on Taiwan Cinema. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, pp. 75-88.

    • 2019 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Centering Hong Kong, Staging Shanghai: Tsui Hark’s Shanghai Blues and Stanley Kwan’s Center Stage” Hong Kong Archive Newsletter no. 90. November 2019, pp. 18-23 (Bilingual). 葉月瑜。〈《阮玲玉》與《上海之夜》的海上傳奇〉,香港電影資料館《通訊》第90期,2019年11月,頁18-23。

    • 2018葉月瑜。〈放映過去:早期香港電影小史〉。李道明編。《動態影像的足跡—早期台灣與東亞電影史》。台北:遠流出版社,頁67-84。

    • 2018 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Introduction.” Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, ed. Early Film Culture in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Republican China: Kaleidoscopic Histories. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, pp. 7-22.

    • 2018 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh and Enoch Yee Lok Tam. “Forming the Movie Field: Film Literati in Republican of China.” Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, ed. Early Film Culture in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Republican China: Kaleidoscopic Histories. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, pp. 364-392.

    • 2017 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “September 8, 1989: A City of Sadness.” New Literary History of Modern China. David Der-wei Wang ed. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, pp. 815-820.

    • 2016 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Remaking Ozu: Hou Hsiao-hsien’s Café Lumiere.” The Poetics of Chinese Cinema. Gary Bettinson and James Udden eds. New York: Palgrave Macmillian, pp. 97-118.

    • 2014 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Montage of Attractions: Juxtaposing Lust, Caution.” Lust/Caution From Eileen Chang to Ang Lee. Peng Xiao-yen and Whitney Dilley eds. New York and London: Routledge, 15-34.

    • 2013 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “A Small History of Wenyi.” Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinema. Carlos Rojas and Eileen Chow eds. Cambridge and New York: Oxford University Press, 225-249.

    • 2012 葉月瑜,ダレル.ウィリアム.ディヴィス. 〈朱天文、沈從文との〈めぐりあい〉侯孝賢の自伝映画 〉。小笠原 淳訳。《侯孝賢の詩學と時間のプリズム》。前野みち子,星野幸代,西村正男,薛化元編,名古屋︰あるむARM,頁3-34.

    • 2012 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Four Women in Chinese Musicals.” The International Film Musical. Corey K. Creekmur and Linda Y. Mokdad eds. Edinburgh University Press, 171-188.

    • 2010 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Taipei as Shinjuku’s Other.” Cinema at the City’s Edge: Film and Urban Space in East Asia. Yomi Braester and James Tweedie eds. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 55-67.

    • 2010 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “The Deferral of Pan-Asian: A Critical Appraisal of Film Marketization in China.” Re-Orienting Global Communication: Indian and Chinese Media Beyond Borders. Michael Curtin and Hemant Shah eds. University of Illinois Press, 183-200. Reprint: 2013 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “The Deferral of Pan-Asian: A Critical Appraisal of Film Marketization in China.” Chinese Media. Michael Keane and Sun Wanning eds. New York and London: Routledge.

    • 2009 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh and Neda Ng. “Magic, Medicine, Cannibalism: the China Demon in the Hong Kong Horror.” Asian Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Horror Cinema. Jinhee Choi and Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano eds. Hong Kong University Press, 145-159.

    • 2008 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh.〈〈無国籍(ムコクセキ)〉なアジア:台湾空間におけるボーダーレスな冒険〉。菅原慶乃訳。《文本跨界—東亞文化文學研究新嘗試》。松浦恆雄,黃英哲,垂水千惠等編,東京︰研文出版社,頁255-275。 (Japanese translation of the original English article, “Mukokuseki Asia: Borderless Adventures in Taiwan Spaces”)


    Journal Articles

    • 2023 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “More than Law and Order: Film Regulations and Chinese Theatres in Colonial Hong Kong.” Screen 64.1 (Spring 2023, forthcoming).

    • 2020 Darrell William Davis and Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, eds., Special Section: “Media Industries in the Global Frames: Craft, Collaboration, Competition.” Media Industries (Fall 2020).

    • 2019 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Early Screen Culture in Colonial Hong Kong (1897-1907).” Transnational Screens 10.3 (2019): 148-169. DOI: 10.1080/25785273.2019.1684709.

    • 2018 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh and Shi-yan Chao. “Policy and Creative Strategies: Hong Kong CEPA Film in the China Market.” International Journal of Cultural Policy 26.2 (2020): 184-201. DOI:10.1080/10286632.2018.1448805. Published online 12 March 2018.

    • 2017 Darrell William Davis and Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Zimuzu, Volunteerism and Media Industry in China.” Media Industries 4.1 (Spring 2017). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3998/mij.15031809.0004.102

    • 2015 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “New Takes on Film Historiography: Republican Cinema Redux: an Introduction.” Journal for Chinese Cinemas 9.1 (March 2015): 1-7.

    • 2015 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Translating Yingxi: Chinese Film Genealogy and Early Cinema in Hong Kong.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas 9.1 (March 2015): 76-109.

    • 2014 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Home is Where Hollywood Isn’t: Re-casting East Asian Film Industries.” Media Industries 1.2 (2014): 59-64. http://www.mediaindustriesjournal.org./index.php/mij/article/view/54/114

    • 2014 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Bentu: Marketplace and Sentiments of Contemporary Taiwan Cinema.” Foreword to a special issue on Taiwan Cinema. Asian Cinema 25.2 (Spring/Summer 2014): 7-13.

    • 2012 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Wenyi and the Branding of Early Chinese Film.” Journal of Chinese Cinemas 6.1: 65-94.

    • 2009 Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh. “Pitfalls of Cross-cultural Analysis: Chinese Wenyi Film and Melodrama.” Asian Journal of Communication 19.4: 438-452.

  • Recent Research Projects

    • 2017-18 General Research Fund “Screen Practices in Colonial Hong Kong Cinema: A History of Film Exhibition and Reception from 1897 to 1925,” Research Grants Council, Hong Kong. HK$329,320.

    • 2014 General Research Fund “Early Hong Kong Cinema in English-language Document,” Research Grants Council, Hong Kong. HK$90,000.

    • 2013 Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange “Wenyi and Film Marketing in Republican China,” US$35,000.

    • 2010-11 General Research Fund “Chinese Film Industry Beyond Shanghai: 1900-1950,” Research Grants Council, Hong Kong. HK$974,000.

    • 2008-9 General Research Fund (formerly known as Competitive Earmarked Research Grant) “On Wenyi: Establishing a Generic and Critical Category in Chinese Film Studies,” Research Grants Council, Hong Kong. HK$654,100.

    • 2006 Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange “Hollywood Hegemony and Chinese Film: Analysis of Local Resistance and Global Assimilation,” US$26,240.

  • Teaching

    Postgraduate Courses

    • Critical Approaches to Film and Digital Media

    • Communication Research Task Force

    • Classics and Milestones in Communication Research

    • Current Issues in Asian Media

    • Independent Readings in Communication: Film Theory; Hong Kong Auteurs in Hollywood; Theories on Film Politics and Political Cinema; Feminist Film Theory; Youth Culture and Rock’n’Roll; Japanese Horror Film and Motherhood; Chinese Drama Series and Ideology; Chinese Film Musicals; Political Economy of Chinese Film.


    Undergraduate Courses

    • Communication Research Method

    • Communication Theory

    • Film Criticism

    • Television Theory

    • Hong Kong and Taiwan Cinema

    • Studies in Film Directors

    • Studies in Asian Cinema

    • East Asian Cinemas: History and Current Issues

    • History of the Cinema

    • Introduction to Film Studies

    • Film Art and Storytelling

  • Professional Activities

    • 2014. Judge. 2014 Asian Television Awards. Singapore.

    • 2013. Assessor. Arts Development Award. Film and Media Arts Category. Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong SAR Government.

    • 2011 Adjudicator. Local Competition Section. Fresh Wave 2011. Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong SAR Government, Dec. 2011.

    • 2009-2010 Assessor. Arts Development Award. Arts Criticism Category. Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong SAR Government.

    • 2008 Juror. The 44th Golden Horse Film Awards Competition, Taipei.

    • 2004 Juror. The 41st Golden Horse Film Awards Competition, Taipei.

    • 2003 Juror. The 9th Hong Kong Independent Short Film and Video Awards, Hong Kong, Dec.